Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia

Research Article

The Impact of Halal Tourism Destination on Improving Community Prosperity

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294007,
        author={Gustina  Gustina and Yenida  Yenida and Novadilastri  Novadilastri},
        title={The Impact of Halal Tourism Destination on Improving Community Prosperity},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Applied Social Sciences, Business, and Humanity, ICo-ASCNITY, 2 November 2019, Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICO-ASCNITY},
        year={2020},
        month={4},
        keywords={halal tourism padang beach community prosperity},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294007}
    }
    
  • Gustina Gustina
    Yenida Yenida
    Novadilastri Novadilastri
    Year: 2020
    The Impact of Halal Tourism Destination on Improving Community Prosperity
    ICO-ASCNITY
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-11-2019.2294007
Gustina Gustina1,*, Yenida Yenida1, Novadilastri Novadilastri1
  • 1: Business Administration Department, Padang State Polytechnic, Indonesia
*Contact email: umikhazid@gmail.com

Abstract

Tourism is a sector that is very crucial in increasing the country's foreign exchange. For Indonesia, it is very relevant since the natural and cultural riches that we have. This study aims to find out whether the positive impact obtained from halal tourism in Padang Beach on improving people's prosperity. This research is a qualitative study using interviews, observation and documentation as a method of collecting data. The collected data were analyzed with qualitative descriptive analysis. The results of this study indicate that the people around Padang Beach want to cooperate, participate and be involved in the management and development of Padang Beach tourism destinations with related parties such as the government (through city government and The city department of tourism and culture) and the private sector. They (in this case, local business people and the community) feel an increase in skills, increased employment opportunities, business chances for the local community. Directly, the existence of these tourist destinations increases the selling value of the goods / services they produce so that eventually an increase in economic and community prosperity.